The Chicago Tribune has the full text of the speech given before more than a million on the National Mall.
The Slate verdict: Good, but not great. You can also watch the speech at the bottom of the Slate article (after a message from the sponsor, of course).
He's certainly got his work cut out for him... but that's a topic for another day.
I think this is a perfect way to end this post on this historic day. Here is a nice, heart warming photo essay from Gawker (yes, really) showing people watching the inauguration from the US and various places around the world: Watching Change. Definitely check it out.